25 Business Skills in English strives to be the most cost efficient Business English text available. We choose 25 of the most important, most necessary skills international business people require today, and asked, "What is the best way we can get people to perform these skills consistently and correctly in English?" 25 Business Skills in English recognizes that Business English students' time is precious.
It challenges students to conquer the most common business skills using simple yet versatile phrases. It justifies the student's time by detailing each lesson's goals and benefits. An evaluation section at the end of each chapter focuses on what the student has learned, and where the student's areas of weakness remain. Its aggressive, task-based performance exercises are designed for students who are willing to work just as hard in class as they do the rest of their workday. The result is a text that enables students to quickly develop the ability to perform tasks at work in English.
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About the Author(s):
Mark McCracken has taught Business English at dozens of companies in Japan since 1991. His 12 years of teaching experience has helped him identify which skills are the most important for non-native speakers to master in order to do business in English. Students enjoy his direct style of teaching because they realize that they are learning skills that they can put to use immediately in their jobs.
Skill-1: Control a Conversation
Skill-2: Start a Conversation
Skill-3: Introduce Yourself
Skill-4: Describe your Job and Your Company
Skill-5: Use Large and Small Numbers
Skill-6: Exchange Company Data
Skill-7: Have a job Interview
Skill-8: Take or Leave a Telephone Message
Skill-9: Change Topics
Skill-10: Ask for or Give Advice
Skill-11: Make, Accept or Decline an Invitation
Skill-12: Offer Help
Skill-13: Make a Request
Skill-15: Show Sympathy
Skill-16: Ask for and Give Examples
Skill-18: Ask for, give and Support an Opinion
Skill-19: Rephrase a Question or an Opinion
Skill-20: Make a Toast
Skill-21: Ask for a Discount
Skill-23: Lead a Meeting
Skill-24: Make a Presentation
Skill-25: Lead a Question and Answer Session